If you've "cleared your cupboards" of the first 3 discards on our list, you may not be feeling the same measure of relief you first felt upon learning there was no food listed among the five. You may have realized that discarding the emotional junk in your cupboards is what eventually leads to easier identification … Continue reading Ditch these last 2 for weight loss
"And it's your own fault because you're so wishy-washy!" says an exasperated Sally to her big brother Charlie Brown in A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving after he allows Peppermint Patty to steamroll him into hosting a Thanksgiving dinner that he is incapable of delivering on, at least as far as delivering the kind of dinner she'd … Continue reading Wishy-washy is discard #3
Left to my own devices, I'm fast. I walk fast, talk fast, and if I allow myself to become ungrounded, an unconstrained thought stream starts surging through my head so fast that I forget to breathe and may hyper myself into a frenzy. That's with minimal caffeine intake. Add in an overabundance of caffeine and … Continue reading Discarding the FIVE 2)Time frames
How do you get out of PARK and motivate yourself into action? By tossing feelings in the back seat and allowing faith to ride shotgun. Feelings have their place in your world, but they tend to be shaky companions as they're often dishonest and frequently distract you from the destination you're aiming for by leading you on … Continue reading Get outta PARK!
Ahhhhh coffee...aka: love of my life! (* see recipe at end of post*) Years back I'd go through periods of my life where I'd attempt to give up coffee due to minding my caffeine intake or policing the whiteness of my teeth, but I'd always find ways to "cheat" and sneak it back in. One … Continue reading Add some holiday spice- YOUR way
A cookie becomes more than a cookie when you decide it is more than a cookie, as with anything that you decide is more than what it actually is. You make it so by believing it is so. This favorite John Green quote sums it up beautifully: A cookie is a cookie- food. Money is money- legal tender for … Continue reading When a cookie is more than a cookie